Kids should always be taught the truth. And personally, I think the sooner the better they be taught the truth about government. Government IS force. Government IS violence. Government could not possibly exist without violence or force (which is the threat of violence). — jtl, 419
Explaining that government generally uses violence to pursue its goals would be unsuitable for young children. It would encourage fear and mistrust. However, children can learn to distinguish between cooperation and coercion. Both involve people interacting. Cooperation is voluntary. Coercion involves threats or actual harm.
If you believe that liberty is important for the future, you probably wonder how today’s kids are learning about it. You might quiz young children in your life to determine what they know. You could scan their social studies texts to see how liberty is…
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